OAK BROOK, Ill. – Robert Bosch, LLC announced it has added 52 automotive aftermarket parts to its portfolio year to date in 2023, covering nearly 22 million vehicles in operation across North America — reinforcing the company’s position as a trusted partner to shops and technicians.
The new Bosch products, which cover domestic, European and Asian passenger and commercial vehicles, include three braking parts, 16 fuel and water pumps, two ignition coils, 30 sensors and one fuel injector.
Bosch released three high-quality braking parts and assemblies for dozens of new and old vehicle makes and models, including the new Bosch Hydro-Boost Braking Assembly manufactured to exceed 500,000 strokes, ensuring reliable performance and long service life. Additional brake parts released include the QuietCast™ Disc Brake Pads and Bosch Blue Disc Brake Pads for late-model Asian, European, Domestic and heavy-duty vehicles.
Having established a presence in North America in 1906, today the Bosch Group employs nearly 37,000 associates in more than 100 locations in the region (as of Dec. 31, 2022). According to preliminary 2022 figures, the company generated consolidated sales of $15 billion in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
The Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 420,000 associates worldwide (as of Dec. 31, 2022). The company generated sales of $93.1 billion in 2022. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology.
As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. The company is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source.
The Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm.
In short, the company creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. With its more than 400 locations worldwide, the Bosch Group has been carbon neutral since the first quarter of 2020.
The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 128 locations across the globe, Bosch employs roughly 84,800 associates in research and development, of which more than 44,000 are software engineers. In North America, the company employs approximately 3,500 associates in research and development.